Advanced Financial Topics

Business Administration, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 3393/2016 - 04/03/2016

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An in-depth study of financial management that prepares the students for management in an international context. They should be prepared to make decisions in the context of exchange and have the know-how to use derivatives to manage foreign exchange risk.

1 - INTRODUCTION:International Finance.
2 - EVOLUTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY SYSTEM.3 - EXCHANGE MARKET.4 - HEDGING.5-INSTRUMENTS:Introduction to Derivative Products,Swaps,Futures, Contracts "Forward",Options.6-HEDGING STRATEGIES.7 - INTERNATIONAL FINANCING:International Monetary Fund (IMF),International financial projects,Financing international trade.

Evaluation Methodology
Ongoing assessment: two closed-book tests + class performance.
A minimum mark of 10/20 exempts students from examination.


Method of interaction
Lectures and Tutorials.

Software used in class